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Trannyshack Collection, 1996-2008
GLC 58  
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Description
The club Trannyshack was founded in February 1996 by Steven Grygelko, known by the professional moniker Heklina. Trannyshack was a drag show staged every Tuesday at the Stud, a South of Market gay bar in San Francisco, California. The Tuesday night shows ran for over 12 years until August 2008. The Trannyshack Collection contains posters, press releases, photographs, DVDs, and a series of "Historical Bulletins."
Background
The club Trannyshack was founded in February of 1996, by Steven Grygelko (b. June 17, 1967- ) known by the professional moniker Heklina. Trannyshack was staged every Tuesday at midnight at the Stud, a South of Market gay bar in San Francisco, where it ran for over 12 years. The Tuesday night Trannyshack shows ended in August 2008.
Extent
13 folders, 1 oversized folder (0.5 cubic feet)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
Availability
The collection is open for research, with photographs available for viewing during Photo Desk hours: Tuesday: 1-5; Thursday: 1-5; Saturday: 10-12, 1-5.